Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Consultant
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 60 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 25 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.73% 1.50% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 1.56% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 11
South Yorkshire median daily rate £650 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.81% +5.00% +5.26%
Yorkshire median daily rate £563 £488 £513
% change year-on-year +15.38% -4.88% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 867 833 1,167
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 95.86% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 472 780
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +3.98% +5.48%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £234
90th Percentile £550 £588 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 58
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £9.91 £11.90 £10.35
90th Percentile £32.00 £39.98 £34.97
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.73
% change year-on-year +3.33% +9.29% +0.96%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in South Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Consultant in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in South Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Consultant in South Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +15 24 £650 +18.18%
Security Consultant
Yorkshire

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 22 (88.00%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (56.00%) Threat Modelling
3 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) CISA
4 7 (28.00%) CISM
4 7 (28.00%) CISSP
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) Information Security
7 4 (16.00%) ISPF
7 4 (16.00%) SIEM
7 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
7 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
7 4 (16.00%) REXX
7 4 (16.00%) zOS
7 4 (16.00%) Internet
7 4 (16.00%) RACF
7 4 (16.00%) JCL
7 4 (16.00%) ACF2
7 4 (16.00%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (16.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (12.00%) Windows
8 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (8.00%) WMI
9 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.00%) ISACA

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) GoCD
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) zOS
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (56.00%) Threat Modelling
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Information Security
4 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (16.00%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (16.00%) SIEM
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.00%) Coaching
7 2 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (4.00%) Secure Coding
8 1 (4.00%) Threat Management
8 1 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) JCL
1 4 (16.00%) REXX
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) CISA
2 7 (28.00%) CISM
2 7 (28.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) ISACA
4 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) ACF2
1 4 (16.00%) RACF
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) WMI
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) CA
2 1 (4.00%) Delphix
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee
2 1 (4.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (4.00%) Splunk
2 1 (4.00%) Symantec